The hurricane swept through the USA east coast, causing more than 40 deaths and more than US$22bn worth of damage to the region. Some of the streets in Kinston, North Carolina are so flooded that the National Guard is using helicopters to distribute water to stranded residents.
Trump visited a neighborhood in Conway where residents were loading moving vans in anticipation of more flooding.
It wasn't clear why the women were being moved in the aftermath of a killer hurricane, and Justin Bamberg, a lawyer who has represented the families of several people injured or killed by law officers, said he was perplexed by the decision.
The governor also said that 16 rivers in the state are at major flood stage and over 1,100 roads are closed. The latest victims were two women in SC who drowned on Tuesday when a sheriff's department van in which they were riding was swept away by flooding.
Trump made the remark while handing out meals to hurricane victims in New Bern, North Carolina. However, in addition to people, the storm also caused huge damage to the infrastructure of States and their economic potential.
In their opinion, the damage caused by hurricane "Florence," it is hard to assess, because many effects will only become apparent after a certain period of time.
"People in flood prone areas or near waterways need to remain alert as rivers crest and stay above their banks in coming days", North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said in a written statement. "We know agricultural losses will be significant because the flooding has affected the top six agricultural counties in our state", said agriculture commissioner Steve Troxler in a press release.
North Carolina authorities said 5,500 hogs and almost 3.5 million chickens were killed by the flooding, which could have damaged up to 57 million kilograms of tobacco worth as much as $350 million.
McMaster told the delegation that rainfall and flooding in North Carolina is sending "unheard of" water into SC.
Fayetteville City Manager Doug Hewett said he's concerned that with the rain gone, residents may become complacent and try to get back home, which could be risky.
Meanwhile, as of Tuesday, at least 77 pig waste lagoons have either breached or are at risk of breaching, the New York Times reported, citing data from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.
While the Tar Heel state is no stranger to hurricanes, researchers say this storm brought new concerns with it.
The toll of environmental damage was also mounting as human and animal waste gets swept up in the roiling floodwaters.
The Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina estimated up to 125 million pounds (57 million kilograms) of tobacco leaf could be damaged by flooding, winds and power outages, an amount that could translate to as much as $350 million in lost farm revenue.